Heritage in la Manche is so diverse in its form and origins it cannot be epitomized. Architecture here is extremely rich and diverse. La Manche has a wealth of wonders to explore: lands of art and history, arts and crafts towns, coastal fortifications and of course UNESCO “World Heritage” sites.

A Land of Art and History

Mansions, chateaux, abbeys, legends...  The areas of “Clos du Cotentin” and “Pays de Coutances” have a wealth of historical and...

Villedieu-les-Poêles
Ville et métiers d'art

Villedieu-les-Poêles carries the “Ville et Métiers d’Art” label (Arts and Crafts Town): the city has maintained its long tradition in brass and...

UNESCO “World Heritage” sites

Through the centuries, harmonious architectural heritage developed here. A thousand and one wonders – starting with the Mont Saint-Michel –...